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July 26, 2016
Perhaps we in higher ed should consider motivating students to graduate by focusing more on what they have left to do than what they have already done, argues Alexandra W. Logue.
July 25, 2016
The increasingly intense pressure on faculty members to get federal grants has produced many undesirable consequences in higher education, argue Gordon G. Gallup Jr. and Bruce B. Svare.

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July 26, 2016 - 9:07pm
A new book looks at the issues libraries face and proposes six steps toward “Reimagining the Academic Library.”
July 26, 2016 - 9:00pm
A wonderful novel that offers a bleak picture of American life in 2029.
July 26, 2016 - 8:36pm
I see some parallels.

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December 19, 2008
Every American decade has its archetypes. If you were heading off to business school in the 1980s, you might have wondered – or even worried – you’d end up like Alex Keaton from the hit TV series "Family Ties." Alex scoffed at the Peace Corps past of his parents, and believed he could amass all the wealth and status that he wanted without being too concerned about the political affairs of the world around him -- beyond, perhaps, advocating for lower tax rates on capital gains.
December 18, 2008
Ralph Hexter sees similarities between the reward structures of the business world and the college world -- and thinks academics should offer a different model.
December 17, 2008
An author's diaries are where the will to write is forged. Scott McLemee sneaks a guilty peek.
December 16, 2008
Maria Shine Stewart reflects on her experiences -- including a little trauma -- on her personal flight with technology.
December 15, 2008
Reports misusing data on other countries’ populations and performance to show the failures of U.S. higher education also miss the ways those countries are really ahead of us, writes Clifford Adelman.

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